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14 Jun 2006

The Directive Services in the Internal Market

Position paper

On 7 June, Ms Anne Van Lancker, Belgian Euro MP (socialist) hosted an informal meeting with a delegation of the Social Platform to which participated a representative of CECOP. The issue was to decide the follow up to the European...

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07 Jun 2006

Towards a new call for proposal for Euro Info Centres (EIC) and Innovation Relay Centres (IRC): information released at a meeting with the SME Envoy

Position paper

On 30 May, DG Enterprise's new SME Envoy Ms Lebail had her second meeting with the main European business organisations, again with the participation of Cooperatives Europe and CECOP. The new call for proposal for EIC and IRC,...

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07 Jun 2006

Transnational Study Day - 1st June 2006 - The involvment of workers in the SCE: a major issue in the european social dialogue

Event

Organised on LEGACOOP, CGSCOP, COCETA and CONFESAL's initiative, in the scope of the ongoing project in which CECOP is a partner, a study day gathered on 1st June 2006, representatives of cooperative and trade union organisati...

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07 Jun 2006

ETUC Conference: questionnaire and synthesis

Position paper

You will find a questionnaire on the website about worker cooperatives, the SCE Directive, and trade unions in your country. We would like to ask all members to answer this questionnaire and particularly members who will participa...

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07 Jun 2006

Representatives of Confcooperative Sardinia visit CECOP

Position paper

On 1 June, CECOP received the visit of a 7-person delegation from Confcooperative Sardegna, composed of the leaders of the regional union and of the four provincial unions.

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07 Jun 2006

Mr. Daniel Pavel re-elected as President of SUPC in Slovakia

News

We are very happy to announce that Mr Daniel Pavel has been re-elected at the head of the Slovak Union of Producer's Co-operatives (SUPC). We wish him all the best for his new mandate.

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06 Jun 2006

COOPEXPO 2006 Exhibition in Nitra, Slovakia

Event

The Slovak Union of Producer's Co-operatives (SUPC) with the Co-operative Union of Slovakia and the International Exhibition Centre Agrokomplex Nitra organise the 13th International Co-operative Contract and Sale Exhibition CO...

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06 Jun 2006

Questionnaire on Worker cooperatives SCE Directive - Trade unions

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05 Jun 2006

New version of the Bolkestein Directive approved by Economy Ministers of the EU

Position paper

The text of the Service Directive as amended on 16 February 2006 by the European Parliament has gone back to the Commission. Less than two months later, on 4 April 2006, the Commission publishes a new proposal, to be submitted to...

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02 Jun 2006

Cooperative contacts between Slovakia and Croatia

Position paper

A round table entitled “Croatian Cooperatives of Veteran's - the New Business Force” was held on 21 March 2006 in Zagreb, capital of Croatia. The event was initiated and organized by the Ministry of the Family, Vet...

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02 Jun 2006

New version of the Bolkestein Directive approved by Economy Ministers of the EU

Position paper

The text of the Service Directive as amended on 16 February 2006 by the European Parliament has gone back to the Commission. Less than two months later, on 4 April 2006, the Commission publishes a new proposal, to be submitted to...

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02 Jun 2006

CECOP draft position on a Consultation on the Internal Market

Position paper

We attach this first draft position, as announced last week.

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02 Jun 2006

Update on the preparation of the ETUC Conference on 15 -16 June

Position paper

As you know, the ETUC conference will take place on 15-16 June. We are happy to confirm the participation of the following organisation: CO-LABOR (Luxemburg), FKU (Sweden), Legacoop (Italy), Confcooperative (Italy), Coop Finland (...

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01 Jun 2006

Text amended by the Competitiveness Council

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01 Jun 2006

CECOP's Observations on amended text

Position paper

The text of the Service Directive as amended on 16 February 2006 by the European Parliament has gone back to the Commission. On 4 April 2006, the Commission publishes a new proposal, proposing amendments to the amendments made by...

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24 May 2006

Social economy and social services in a report of the European Parliement

Position paper

On 10 May, the Committee on national development of the European Parliament published a report on the preparation of the assent procedure for the Community's strategic guidelines for the period 2007-2013.

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24 May 2006

Workshop on worker cooperatives at COOPERATIVES UK Annual Congress

Position paper

The workshop took place on 20 May for the whole day, and, for part of the day, in different meetings, analysing different questions affecting worker cooperatives in particular.

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24 May 2006

Consultation on future internal market policy

Position paper

In next week's CECOP news, we will send you a draft of CECOP position on this consultation which has important implications for the cooperatives, particularly in our sector.

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18 May 2006

CECOP's General Assembly on 12 May 2006

Position paper

The first salient feature is CECOP president Felice Scalvini's address to the Assembly. The members of the General Assembly considered that this was a key address in this phase of CECOP's evolution and decided that it shou...

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18 May 2006

CECOP's Board Meeting on 11 May 2006

Event

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